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Leon Weinberg papers

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1993.145

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    Overview

    Description
    The papers consist of an identification card for Fajwel Weinberg [donor's father] issued by the Arbeitsamt-Getto [Ghetto Labor Organization] in Łódź (Litzmannstadt), Poland, as well as two greeting cards for the New Year with photographs of the Weinberg family [Fajwel, Golda Kajla, Malka, Ester Hadasa, and Leon].
    Date
    inclusive:  1930-1942
    Collection Creator
    Leon Weinberg
    Biography
    Fajwel Weinberg lived in Łódź, Poland, and was in partnership with his brothers in the Weinberg Bakery. He was married to Golda Kajla, and they had two daughters, Malka and Ester Hadasa, and one son, Leon. All family members except for Leon perished during the Holocaust|Leon Weinberg was born on Jan. 9, 1925, in Łódź, Poland. When Leon was thirteen, a Jewish ghetto was established in Łódź, and he was retained there for four years. He was deported to Buchenwald concentration camp and was liberated at the age of twenty in 1945. After a brief return to Łódź, he left Poland and spent three years in a DP camp in Landsberg am Lech, Germany. In 1949, Leon Weinberg immigrated to the United States.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    Leon Weinberg papers is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Poland. Łódź (Poland)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Leon Weinberg donated the Leon Weinberg papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2024-03-03 06:31:20
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